2015 – issue 3
Cover story: Dying for a better life
April 2015: A boat carrying some 550 migrants sinks off the coast of Libya. More than 400 people are believed to have drowned while roughly 150 people are rescued and taken to a hospital in southern Italy. Six days later, another shipwreck off the coast of Italy’s Lampedusa island south of Sicily claims the lives of some 800 people.